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Social Service Worker

First Step House is hiring for a full time Social Service Worker for our Charter Program in Salt Lake City, Utah!!

At First Step House, "We help people build lives of meaning, purpose, and recovery," and we are dedicated to this mission.

  • Pay $20- $22 per hour (BOE)
  • Must have an active SSW license in DOPL

Our fantastic full-time benefits include:

  • Generous paid time off allowance (18 days starting in year one)
  • Generous holiday policy (15 observed holidays a year including your birthday)
  • 401(k) employer matching
  • Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Medical
  • Opportunity for annual bonus!

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Utilizes mediation, conflict resolution, and crisis management skills (e.g. motivational interviewing, de-escalation strategies, etc.)
  • Has population specific knowledge (e.g. Mental Illness, SUD, etc.)
  • Teaches and develops life-skills classes
  • Assists in determining future resident eligibility through screening interviews
  • Collaborates with outside agencies to connect participants with employment services, education resources, healthcare programs, housing programs, and other relevant community resources, based on specific need
  • Collaborates with other clinical case managers, counselors, peer support staff, medical department and outside agencies to meet varying needs of participants.

For more information about our non-profit organization, you can visit our website at

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

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Last Updated: 5/10/22